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TUSAIL: ESRs introduce themselves and talk about the benefits of being part of a Marie-Curie ITN

TUSAIL is an Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. It comprises 15 academic and industrial partners, led by the…

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Meet our postgraduate students - Fabio

Meet Fabio, a Classics PhD student. Edinburgh welcomes students from all different backgrounds and experiences. In this video Fabio tells us what he loves about his PhD here at Edinburgh and his…

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PhD Advice from the New Director of Grad School

In this episode, Liz Gaberdiel chats to Gerben van Ooijen, postgraduate advisor and Director of the Graduate School at the University of Edinburgh. They discuss the role of postgraduate advisors and…

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PhD Advice from Postgrad administrators Karen Woodcock and Mairead Rae

In this episode Liz Gaberdiel interviews Karen Woodcock and Mairead Rae, the Postgraduate Programme Administrators of ICB, IQB3 and IEB, IIIR, IMPS, respectively, in the School of Biological Science…

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PhD student stories

Our extraordinary PhD students come from all walks of life and all backgrounds. Here, they share their experiences. Find out more about our research degrees: https://edin.ac/3ZpF5cJ

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PhD student story: Balancing family and academic life

Wan is from Malaysia and is doing a PhD at Moray House School of Education and Sport. She has moved to Edinburgh with her family and talks about how she balances being a mother and undertaking a…

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PhD student story: Self-funding

Vasilis is from Greece and has just graduated with a PhD in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies. Vasilis was attracted to the city and talks about his experience of self-funding. Find out…

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PhD student story: Making a difference

Oluwatoyin is a practicing social worker, originally from Nigeria and in the last year of her PhD. She talks about growing her professional confidence and the impact she hopes to make. Find out…

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PhD student story: Stepping back from a successful career

Michael talks about his experience of returning to education in his 40s and pursuing a PhD in Theoretical Physics. Find out more about our research degrees: https://edin.ac/3H2lPuJ

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PhD student story: Transitioning to a new subject area

Henry is from Nigeria and is a second year PhD candidate in Future Cities Engineering. With a background in Meteorology, he talks about the challenges of undertaking a PhD in a new subject area and…

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PhD student story: “I never considered a PhD was within my realm of possibilities”

Emily is from the North East of Scotland, she was the first in her family to go to University and manages a chronic illness. Her PhD is jointly supervised by the School of Social and Political…

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PhD student story: Finding support and overcoming homesickness

Ankita is from India and her PhD is in Cell Biology. She talks about the incredible support she’s received from her supervisor, lab colleagues and friends and how she manages being so far from…

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PhD student story: Parenthood during a PhD

Andres is from Argentina and is a father of three. He talks about the pros and cons of parenthood while undertaking a PhD and the support networks available. Andres PhD is in Physics. Find out…

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PhD student story: Finding gender equality

Anam is from Pakistan and her PhD is in Mechanical Engineering. She talks about her inspiration for studying Engineering and her experiences of working in a traditionally male dominated…

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Living the PhD life

In this extra special episode, 5 different PhD students at different stages of their career discuss their own unique PhD journey. We hear from the recent graduate Miguel Cueva about how his career…

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Beyond the Books - Series 2 - meet your host

Welcome to the second series of Beyond the Books, the LLC podcast that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at research and the people who make it happen. In this minisode, meet your new host, Emma…

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